I am running a query against the WordPress.org Plugin API that looks like this went built:


This works great. Now I want to reduce the amount of data that is being returned in each request by passing in fields that shouldn't be displayed like so:


Problem is, this doesn't work. I still get back the description field. Any ideas on what I'm doing wrong?

  • this is border line on topic. A better place to ask is probably the relevant slack channel Commented May 7, 2018 at 4:05
  • @MarkKaplun - I'm not familiar with the relevant slack channel. Can you direct me?
    – davemackey
    Commented May 7, 2018 at 16:26
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    in the wordpress.org slack (you will have to have a wordpress.org user IIRC) just ask on the main channel where to ask wordpress.org API questions Commented May 7, 2018 at 16:47

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HT to otto42 on the WordPress Slack who pointed out that false might be evaluating as true and to instead try using 0...which I did and it worked:



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